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I want to replace the waste ink absorber for my printer

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"ink absorber is almost full, contact service center" - what does this mean?


Inkjet printer has waste ink absorber inside, sponge alike. The function of waste ink absorber is to localize and keep waste ink safe inside the printer and does not harm the electrical parts.
Waste ink is produced from print head cleaning process and borderless printing. When capacity of the ink absorber raise to about 90% then warning message appears.
You need to bring your printer to the nearest service center to get waste ink absorber replaced.

Source:
Printer Clinic: Printer Tips,tricks,troubleshooting
E-manualshop: Online source of service manual

Aug 08, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP1800 InkJet Photo Printer

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Screen shows picture of printer cartridge holder and message "waste ink absorber is almost full"


It's time to replace 3's WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT & reset waste ink counter.
The WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT is approx. USD10/pcs

May 21, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP90 Mobile Printer

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What is waste ink obserber? How it will be replaced?


waste ink pad absorber is like a waste tank made of absorbent pads, in here the waste ink is absorbed. In time this waste ink pad will be saturated or full. When it happens the printer will suddenly stop working. The printer needs to be reset to function again and the waste ink pad replaced to prevent flooding of waste ink inside the printer. The waste ink pad is replaced by disassembling the printer.

Jan 17, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP150 All-In-One InkJet...

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Waste ink error message, now the printer won't print until the waste ink tank is emptied or replaced.


It's time to replace 3's WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT & reset waste ink counter.
The WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT is approx. USD10/pcs

Jan 11, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP90 Mobile Printer

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Full ink absorber


It's time to replace 3's WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT & reset waste ink counter.
The WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT is approx. USD10/pcs

Jan 02, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP90 Mobile Printer

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Printer won't print. Says to contact service


Issue: Alarm / Power light flashes orange 8 times consecutively (Waste Ink Nearly Full Error)
Solution: Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button to clear the error (1700)
Waste ink absorber error 1700
The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that this absorber is nearly full.

Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button on the printer to clear the error, so you can continue the print job. The printer will need to be serviced as soon as possible.


Issue: Alarm / Power light flashes orange 8 times consecutively (Waste Ink Nearly Full Error)
Solution: Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button to clear the error (1700)
Waste ink absorber error 1700
The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that this absorber is nearly full.

Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button on the printer to clear the error, so you can continue the print job. The printer will need to be serviced as soon as possible.


Dec 10, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP1500 InkJet Photo Printer

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How do I clean the waste ink absorber on a cannon ip90


We are not advice to clean WASTE INK ABSORBER.
It's time to replace 3's WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT & reset waste ink counter.
The WASTE INK ABSORBER KIT is approx. USD10/pcs

Nov 24, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP90 Mobile Printer

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Ink absorber full


This is a very common problems with canon printers. They are set for a certain number of prints and they need the ink absorber serviced. Now along with resetting the printer its best to replace the absorber. Here is link to site that has reset instructions.
http://ij-forum.blogspot.com/2008/08/reset-waste-ink-absorber-error-waste.html
Thanks,
Lee

Nov 05, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP3300 InkJet Photo Printer

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Printer says ''waste Ink absorber is full'' see service center


This is what the manual says: Ink used for cleaning is absorbed in a waste ink absorber placed in the machine. Press [OK] to cancel the error so that you can continue printing. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced.
Canon recommends to contact a Canon service representative as soon as possible.

Nov 12, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP150 All-In-One InkJet...

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How do I find the waste ink absorber


The waste ink absorber is usually in the right side of the printer where the cartridges reside when the computer is off. To find the waste ink absorber you need to lift the cover of the printer remove the screws or some printer unlock the clip to remove the cover. After you remove the cover in the right side of the printer. The waste ink absorber is in the bottom of the printer head. Some printer you need first to remove the head before you can remove the waste ink absorber. The waste ink absorber is like a foam that we using in the dish washing you can wash and dry also. But before you can remove the waste ink absorber try first to solve the problem by using some guide how to reset the waste ink absorber problem. If you encounter this search in the internet about how to reset the waste ink absorber.

Apr 18, 2008 | Printers & Copiers

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